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Exercises on the Italian verb piacere

The Italian verb piacere is used to express that you like something in Italian. However, the verb itself means to please and the Italian sentence therefore differs from the English in terms of structure.
piacere = to please
Example: The sentence I like the shirt would in Italian be mi piace la camicia - corresponding to the shirt pleases me.

Lo Studio Italiano offers a tool allowing you to practice the use of the verb piacere with full user control of the level of difficulty of the exercises. See examples below.

  • Answer using piacere + dative pronoun
    In this type of exercises you are asked to answer the question by inserting the correct form of piacere and the correct dative pronoun. Ex:
    ti piace il film? - sì, mi piace molto
    cosa pensi del mobile?
    cosa = what
    pensare = think
    mobile = piece of furniture

    You can increase the level of difficulty by allowing both singular (piace) and plural (piacciono) forms of piacere:
    che cosa pensi del cane?
    che cosa = what
    pensare = think
    cane = dog

  • Rewrite using piacere + dative pronoun
    In this type of execises you are asked to rewrite the sentence using piacere + dative pronoun. Ex:
    amo i figli - mi piacciono i figli
    amo le bruschette
    le bruschette
    amare = love
    bruschetta = toasted bread seasoned with oil and garlic

    You can choose to include all dative pronouns (mi, ti, ci, vi, gli, le).
    (Maria) ama la musica - le piace la musica
    (Aldo) ama nuotare
    amare = love
    nuotare = swim

    Furthermore you can work with sentences with the full dative object (not the pronoun). Ex:
    Marco ama i dolci - a Marco piacciono i dolci
    tu ami leggere - a te piace leggere
    noi amiamo i clienti
    i clienti
    amare = love
    cliente = customer, guest, client

All the types of exercises above can be mixed as it pleases you. You will find the exercises on piacere under grammar in the top menu.

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